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BCCI to set up Fan Park at Shimla

Shimla, Apr 21(UNI) To promote Cricket and VIVO IPL 2017, Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) decided to set up a Fan Park at historic Ice Skating Lakkar Bazaar area of Shimla, official sources said here.
The Project in-charge Amit Sidheshwer in a press conference held here said that this would be the 10th season of IPL and Fan park is open for the first time. The fan park was first began in 16 cities in the country now would be held on 36 towns in 21 states.
Each Venue in the Fan park would broadcast IPL live on gaint TV screens, creating a stadium like atmosphere. Entry would be free and furthermore, there would be music and multiple sale stalls for food, beverages.
Mr. Sidheshwer said that last season saw a massive turnout of 3 lakh cricket enthusiasts who experienced the IPL live at the Fan Parks. He added that 14 new cities including Bhubaneswar, Bareilly, Kochi, Ludhiana, Tumkur and Nagercoil as wells Shimla and Shillong would also added to this passion for the cricket.
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Russia barred from flying flag at Games closing ceremony

25 Feb 2018 | 7:59 AM

By Karolos Grohmann
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 25 (Reuters) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) dashed Russian athletes' hopes of marching behind their national flag at the Winter Games on Sunday, deciding against immediately lifting Russia's Olympic suspension after fresh doping violations.

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Curling-Sweden take gold to end Korean fairytale run

25 Feb 2018 | 7:52 AM

GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb 25 (Reuters) Sweden beat South Korea 8-3 to claim their third women's curling gold medal in four Winter Games on Sunday, ending the 'Garlic Girls' fairytale Olympic run that captivated the home nation.

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Bobsleigh-Friedrich's German team extend lead in four-man

25 Feb 2018 | 7:34 AM

By Simon Evans
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 25 (Reuters) Francesco Friedrich's four-man German bobsleigh team extended their lead after the third run and were perfectly poised for a gold medal at the Olympic Sliding Centre on Sunday.

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IOC executive recommends Russia not fly flag at Games

25 Feb 2018 | 7:06 AM

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 25 (Reuters) The International Olympic Committee's executive board has recommended Russian athletes not be allowed to march behind the national flag at the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Game later on Sunday.

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Schwartzman, Verdasco win semis to set up Rio Open final

25 Feb 2018 | 5:25 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 25 (Reuters) Argentine Diego Schwartzman beat Nicolas Jarry 7-5 6-2 on Saturday to reach the final of the Rio Open and set up a showdown with Fernando Verdasco after the Spaniard beat Fabio Fognini 6-1 7-5.

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